Category Archives: Argentina

The Top Cities of South America

South America is a truly wonderful part of the world. There is just so much diversity on offer here – the rainforests of the Amazon, the peaks of the Andes, the glaciers of Patagonia, Mayan and Incan ruins, beautiful white beaches… it is all available for you to enjoy. And if all these myriad natural wonders are simply not doing it for you, the cities of South America are also pretty amazing. Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Quito, Bogotá… Read more [...]

Picture of the Week: Palacio Barolo in Buenos Aires!

Started in 1919 and finished in 1923, Palacio Barolo is an amazing art neauveau building in Buenos Aires. It is located at 1370 Avenida de Mayo in the center of the city. When I lived in Buenos Aires for a summer, it was actually where the office of my language school was located. It was truly an amazing building! Read more [...]

5 Backpacker Meccas Around The World!

Every year, people young and old delay going to school, starting careers, or they abandon bad ones in order to take the plunge towards seeing the world. While it takes much courage to diverge from the path that society has laid out before them by default, another problem crops up once this individual makes the fateful decision to hit the road: where do I start? Fears surrounding communication with the locals, the quality of infrastructure, and the Read more [...]